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today. danica patrick becomes the first woman ever, woman driver in the history of nascar to win a pole position and she did it at the sport's biggest race. patrick posted a qualifying lap of almost 200 miles an hour. she will share the front row next sunday with jeff gordon. >> ultimately at the end of the day, too, everything happens for a reason. i've thought about it and i thought about how i was kind of a favorite pole going in. you know what? maybe i wasn't ready. maybe it would have been hard on me. maybe my life would have changeded and been different. i just feel like i'm comfortable and cool. i've been around for a long time now and maybe now was the time. >> it's your time, it's your time. this will be patrick's first full season in nascar sprint series. i'll talk to her life in the "cnn newsroom" in just a few minutes. >>> more serious news. oscar pistorius has dropped out of several races, including one set for april here in the united states. although he is under contract to run, his management company says he dropped out to deal with the charges he now faces. he's accused
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. >>> driver danica patrick wins the pole position for the daytona 500. that makes her the first woman to start the legendary race. patrick told cnn's don lemon that she loves the idea of going beyond racing in general. >> one of the coolest things is to be able to think that parents and their kids are having that conversation at home about it. and to, you know, i've heard stories about, look, a kid, a boy or a girl, saying, but mommy, daddy, that's a girl that's out there racing, and then they can have that conversation to say, you can do anything you want to do and gender doesn't matter. your passion is what matters. and that's cool. >> patrick won the pole position by going more than 196 miles an hour, that's almost 200 miles an hour. the daytona 500 is sunday. >>> man's best friend is also a lifesaver. charlie, a border collie mix, is getting credit for saving mike cameron. first, charlie woke cameron up by jumping on his chest as a fire raged in his house in nova scotia last week. cameron says he got up and started looking for his cats. he said he collapsed by the door but felt charlie bur
. >>> danica patrick is talking with cnn about her barrier-breaking achievement in car racing over the weekend. she became the first woman ever to win pole position at the daytona 500. patrick tells cnn's don lemon she hopes parents and then daughters learn a lesson from what she's done. >> i love that to go beyond racing in general, i mean, just to kind of break gender barriers, i feel that one of the coolest things is to be able to think this parents and then kids are having that conversation at home about it. i've heard stories about a kid, a boy or a girl, saying, but mommy, daddy, that's a girl that's out there racing, and then they can have that conversation to say, you can do anything you want to do. and gender doesn't matter. your passion is what matters. and that's cool. >> cool indeed. the daytona 500 is next sunday. only nine of the pole winners in the first 54 daytona 500s won the race. >>> we're getting you more pictures of friday's meteor explosion over russia. at least one of the fragments punched a big hole in a frozen lake. ♪ my friends are all around me ♪ my friends, they
district attacks. >>> and a historic day in racing as danica patrick breaks down a longstanding barrier. we'll show you, next. >>> nbc bay area news starts now. >>> good evening. i'm diane dwyer. >> i'm terry mcsweeney. less than two weeks before pope benedict steps down, a massive crowd gathered to hear what could be one of his last public prayers. 50,000 people came to st. peter's square, doubled last week's crowd. >> reporter: in rome where there is no shortage of must-see attractions, suddenly elderly pope benedict is number one on everyone's list. today he delivered his weekly prayer from his balcony just as he has for nearly eight years, but this crowd was worthy of a rock star. iz exit from his last public mass on ash wednesday turned churchgoers into paparazzi. the hottest ticket in town? benedict's final audience on february 27 th, the day before he steps down. 35,000 people have already requested free tickets says
the score is like that. chris paul was named game mvp. >>> danica patrick raced her way into the books. the first woman to win the pole in the daytona 500 guaranteeing her a spot up front in next sunday's race. she averaged speeds of more than 196 miles per hour. only four-time cup champion jeff gordon came close in second place by .03 of a second. congrats to her. >>> third baseman ryan zimmerman is recovering well from off season shoulder surgery. he and the rest of the nets took part in the first full squad workout of spring training yesterday. zimmerman says his shoulder is at about 85% right now. he hopes to play in some of the nationals spring training games. his shoulder bothered him much of last year. now that he's feeling healthier, his expectations for the coming season are as high as everybody else's. >> anything less than making the playoffs, i think, is going to be a disappointment. obviously, everybody wants to go to the world series. the first step is to get in. once you get in, a team gets hot and they roll through. that's kind of what you have to do. >> zimmerman had a
of transparency? jamie: how about this, bill? this is so huge. history in the making at daytona. danica patrick winning the top slot in the race, the first time for a woman. what does it mean for the support? ♪ ♪ [ slap! ] [ male announcer ] your favorite foods fighting you? fight back fast with tums. calcium-rich tums starts working so fast you'll forget you h heartburn. ♪ tum tum tum tum tums that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs. call today to request a free decision guide to help you better understand what medicare is all about. and which aarp medicare supplement plan works best for you. with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients... plus, there are no networks, and you'll never ne
. there are some explosive new details that challenge his explanation for her death. >>> and danica patrick, the first woman to ever take the pole position for the daytona 500. so, she'll be first onto the racetrack next sunday. we'll hear from her. and all of that is just ahead. >> indeed, it is. >>> we can only hope, however, they have a bit warmer temps than i had in florida this weekend, sam champion, this frigid blast went from the northeast all the way down to central florida. >> you were not alone. and a lot of folks got another big hit of snow. two over the weekend. let's walk over to the wall. a lot of facebook and twitter pictures coming in over the weekend. that from huntersville, north carolina. just a good white covering of snow. for that outer banks area. and all the way up, kind of skipped the new york city area but really pounded from boston to hyannisport pretty heavily. a good hit of snow. this storm, in some way was almost as powerful as the blizzardmaker. boston comes in with five inches of snow. up to 10 inches of snow in some locations there. the cold air dragging in b
a racial slur and then slapped her child. >>> race car driver danica patrick can look forward to more attention than usual this week. that's because she's the top qua qualifier for next sunday's daytona 500. she won the pole yesterday. with a top qualifying speed over 196 miles an hour. she's the first woman ever to qualify first on nascar's top circuit. >>> and now for some hoops, including the defensive struggle known as the nba all-star game. highlights from espn. >>> welcome in to your "sportscenter" update. i'm chris hassel. sunday night, all-star night in houston. lebron james, leading the eastern conference all-stars. first quarter, dwyane wade, to james off the glass. second quarter, an l.a. connection. kobe bryant to blake griffin. west up, 69-65 at the break. fourth quarter, rejection! kobe on lebron. and kevin durant with a stuff. 2:00 left, chris paul taking over. 20 points, 15 assists. only the third player in all-star game history to do that. magic and isaiah, the other two. west wins, 143-138. paul the mvp. >>> college hoops, number three, miami, 11-0 getting a battle f
, but bringing you some other sports headlines down. danica patrick turned the attention off her personal life, and on to her driving by smoking the competition in practice for the daytona 500. joe carter joining us now with this morning's bleacher report, and that is, i'm sure, not an easy task because people are distracted by her personal life, right? >> very much so. really become poverty story lately, unfortunately, for her. that's because she's dating ricky stenhouse jr., also a nascar driver, her competitor and happens to be five years younger, so as you can imagine plenty of headlines off of that one, and on to have of that danica's critics say she's not ready to race full-time in nascar. calling it a publicity stunt and ratings grabber and yesterday she shut the critics up by letting her driving do the talking clocking in at 196 miles per hour, the fastest run of the day which puts her in the greatest position today to become the first female to win the pole at the daytona 500. more of a curse than a blessing to be a top ranked team in college basketball. last night a big dog went down
to the federal assault charge. >>> another history-making win for danica patrick. stock car driver became the first woman to nab a top spot for any race in nascar's premiere circuit, winning the daytona 500 pole with a lap topping 196 miles per hour at the international speedway in florida. she says she was raised to be the fastest driver, not the fastest girl. she proved that. >>> talk about nerves of steel. diver ocean ramsey ditched her shark cage to tag along with the real deal. a massive great white shark, hitching a ride on its dorsal fin, the pair float along peacefully. she shot the video for go pro. she's been swimming with sharks since she was 12 years old. >> i knew it was going to be good because of the peaceful music that we're hearing, not the -- big difference in the music, right? that's always the key sign. >>> mr. roker, gosh, i can't believe boston's got it again. >> they do, and now cold air and wind to deal with as well, as does much of the northeast. it feels like it's 2 below in boston. air temperature of 16. 4 in watertown. afternoon temperatures bounce back not ver
points, 15 assists. he walk away with the big trophy. >>> in her fourth year in nascar, danica patrick has made history. she becomes the first woman to secure the top spot for any race in nascar's premier circuit. she went out in eighth in qualifying session and had to wait about two hours as 37 fellow drivers tried to take her spot. only four-time cup champ jeff gordon even came close to knocking her off. >> that's huge. >> she'll start this weekend on the poll at daytona. really cool. >> that is huge. in this sport, i mean, man. >> some people have accused her of being a novelty over the years. you're not a novelty when you take the poll at daytona. >> that's what's so exciting about that fact. it's such a male centric, testosterone fueled deal. we always hear these stories about how men will take more chances than women, and they don't -- it's just -- that is great in so many ways. >> yeah, she's driving with the boys now. >>> finally, the shot of the day comes from brandon university in manitoba, canada. not exactly a bracket buster, but friday night head coach gill chung, you know
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